Pedestal Crack

2 Stars
 HVS 5a

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The long crack has a tricky layback move to reach a rest on the right then an awkward crack leads into the final short groove.
FA. Joe Brown 1948


liked this alot, sustained at hvs but still hvs.. or i'm a wuss
cm - 06/Jan/03

A bold and delicate HVS crack thats a first.
Jon Greengrass - 10/Sep/03

liked this. not too strenuous if ya use yer feet. a solid, proper, hvs 5a!!!
leon skeldon - 08/Oct/03

My first HVS onsight, loved every minute of it. Never too hard but it keeps coming at you. Long legs might get you a rest level with the roof on the right.
Swirly - 11/Feb/04

My second HVS and would have to say the first real one. Proper stuff this not a top end VS. Leaving the safety of the flake may prove difficult...the crux. Went and did tody's wall after this,felt like 4b compared to P/crack
Shaun Walby - 12/Jun/04

Good solid HVS. Plenty of gear, but sustained
Chris the Tall - 15/May/05

Nice route seconded it as i dont enjoy cracks too much but you dont spend much time in the crack, thug up the bottom then layback the flake, i only used the crack for balance.
Adam Moroz - 11/Jul/05

Im likeing these comments since I thought it was probably soft for HVS, I must be getting better :)
I did find it pretty strenuous towards the top though, pumpy.
Si dH - 01/Aug/05

seconded this,with d.r.I found the centre section after stepping left from flake a bit tricky but once level with the block to your right it great all the way to the top!
jol - 09/Jun/06

Simple enough for HVS 5a but that grade definately. Hard ish step across from under roof crux for me, good gear.
Michael - 03/Jan/07

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